Weapons Charge Lawyers in The Woodlands
Serving Clients Throughout Montgomery County
In 2016, more than 12,600 arrests were made in Texas related to weapon use and possession — 518 of those involved juveniles. In connection with weapons arrests, alleged offenders often face other serious charges, such as murder, manslaughter by negligence, burglary and aggravated assault. Police are cracking down on people who are not licensed to possess and use weapons in Texas, and if arrested, you may face the maximum penalties.
That is why, before you take any other action, let Morgan Bourque Attorney at Law provide experienced and aggressive legal representation. Our legal team will challenge the weapons claims while protecting your rights and freedom throughout the legal process.
Speak with a The Woodlands weapons charge attorney by calling (713) 535-9711 today. We also help clients in Magnolia, Montgomery, Spring, and Willis.
Types of Weapons
Texas is a state known for its strict enforcement of weapons laws and charges for illegal possession or use of a weapon is very serious.
Various types of weapons are identified under Texas Penal Code Sec. 46.01. They include, but are not limited to:
- Firearms and silencers
- Armor-piercing ammunition
- Brass knuckles, and more.
- Explosive weapons and improvised explosive devices (IED)
Weapons Charges in Texas
The charges for using and possessing an unregistered or mishandled weapon can be severe, and may include:
First, second, and third-degree felonies
State jail felony
First, second, and third-degree misdemeanors
What are the Penalties for Weapons Charges in Texas?
Prison time, community service, rehabilitation and thousands of dollars in fines are just some of the penalties when someone is accused of weapons crimes. When faced with a charge or arrest, our firm can help you avoid serious criminal penalties.
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Attorney Morgan Bourque is a former prosecutor who has tried hundreds of weapons charges, which means he has a comprehensive understanding of both sides of the courtroom to provide his clients with an aggressive and effective legal defense. We can assess your case, determine your available legal options, and help you obtain the best possible result.
To learn all your legal options, contact us today.